Michael Ulrich

Boston University School of Public Health & School of Law

Michael R. Ulrich is an Associate Professor of Health Law, Ethics, & Human Rights at Boston University’s School of Public Health and School of Law. His research focuses on the intersection of public health, constitutional law, bioethics, and social justice, with an emphasis on the role of law in the health outcomes of marginalized and underserved populations. Professor Ulrich’s scholarship has appeared in or is forthcoming in legal and peer-reviewed journals, including the Stanford Law Review, New England Journal of Medicine, Yale Law Journal Forum, and American Journal of Bioethics. He also served as guest editor for an issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics on the Second Amendment and gun violence, and coauthored the leading casebook Public Health Law. Professor Ulrich was selected as a Public Law Scholar by the American Constitution Society, as a Health Law Scholar by the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, and received the Translational Science Award by the Research Society for the Prevention of Firearm-Related Harms. Prior to joining Boston University, Professor Ulrich was a Research Scholar, Senior Fellow in Health Law, & Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a Bioethicist in the Division of AIDS at the National Institutes of Health.